Murfreesboro Police responded to the Verizon Call Center on River Rock Boulevard on Tuesday to investigate a bomb threat. When the officer arrived at the center, a representative from Verizon informed him that an unknown person called the center at approximately 4:09 p.m. on Tuesday and stated, “I am Akmed, the dead terrorist, and I come to …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / Assistant News Editor The homeless issue in the rest of the country is just as prevalent in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and a local organization believes that community intervention and the willingness to build relationships can go a long way. The Murfreesboro Cold Patrol is a homeless outreach organization founded in November 2014. …

Gabriella Lindskoug, an MTSU student and Alpha Omicron Pi sorority member, was arrested for public intoxication, underage consumption, resisting arrest and assault on Sunday at approximately 1:13 a.m. Murfreesboro Police responded to where Lindskoug was attempting to enter the wrong apartment. The officer noticed that the student was stumbling while walking on the sidewalk, and the officer noticed blood …

Photo and Story by Connor Burnard / Contributing Writer As part of women’s history month, MTSU hosted a presentation Thursday afternoon sponsored by the American Association of University Women called “Start Smart,” given by lecturer L’Oreal Stephens in the Business and Aerospace Building. Stephens, who teaches communication studies and organizational communication at MTSU and is a …

An MTSU student and former Kappa Sigma fraternity pledge has been released from his pledgeship after accusations of sexually assaulting an MTSU sophomore. On March 23, the sophomore reported the alleged assault to Murfreesboro Police. She claimed that she attended a party at the MTSU Kappa Sigma fraternity house on February 7. The sophomore reported that …

Murfreesboro Police responded to a shooting of one victim at College Grove Apartments on Lascasses Pike Saturday afternoon. Upon arrival, an officer made contact with the victim who had a gunshot wound in his abdomen. The officer established a crime scene and blocked off the surrounding area. Emergency Medical Services then arrived on the scene to transport …